entrepreneurs and SMEs
Agency for business support
The Brussels Agency for the Support of the Company
hub.brussels is the Brussels agency for business support. It was launched on 1 January 2018 and is the result of a merger between Atrium, Brussels Invest & Export and Impulse.
A cluster geared towards innovation
Supporting Tourism, Events and Culture
Because of its importance in terms of jobs and economic activity, the sector of Tourism, Events and Culture has become a major priority for the Brussels-Capital Region. Creating a Hospitality cluster which brings together all stakeholders (both small and large) in the Tourism, Events and Culture sector is a novel means of boosting economic development and growth. A new hub of exchange and support for businesses, the cluster will generate experience-sharing, partnerships and new synergies among its members.
has given itself 2 missions
Supporting a dynamic ecosystem in Brussels and fostering synergies as well as partnerships between the different stakeholders in the Hospitality sector (Tourism, Events and Culture)
Start-ups, small and large businesses, universities and colleges, employment and training organizations, professional associations and federations, regional institutions… By establishing new partnerships, all of these Brussels-based stakeholders will play a role in interlinking and professionalizing the sector.
Supporting and promoting entrepreneurship with the aim of stimulating growth and the development of new activities in the Brussels-Capital Region.
By lending a hand to young entrepreneurs as they launch their innovative activities and by assisting SMEs that are eager to grow, the Hospitality cluster is helping to promote the destination of Brussels, specifically by supporting innovation, performance and the acquisition of new skills.
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innovative start-ups and SMEs
Head of Accompanies entrepreneurs, manages relations with members
Véronique has a varied experience of several years in tourism in Belgium and abroad. She then joined a Communication agency. These different missions enabled her to acquire various skills in Sales, Marketing, Communication and Management. She also studied Commercial Management at HEC Liège before beginning a year of specialization in European economy at the College of Europe in Bruges.
AssistantIn charge of communication, events and administration
Siham has a diploma in tourism and leisure management from ISALT. Passionate about customer contact, she uses her skills and knowledge to best help entrepreneurs starting a project. She has a training in events which allowed her to develop her knowledge and her creative spirit within the cluster.
International ConsultantNCP Horizon 2020 & Entreprise Europe Network
Frédéric supports companies and innovators in their research and in obtaining European aid for their Research and Innovation projects, and accompanies the acceleration of their growth beyond their current activities through a successful technology transfer (internationally) and the setting up of technological partnerships.
To help it support Brussels-based entrepreneurs and businesses, the cluster can rely on the specific skills of a large group of experts in a wide variety of fields: finance, law, seeking partnerships, internationalization, regional or European grants and subsidies, the development of business plans or financial plans, urban planning and the environment, agrifood, and many more.
Together, this dedicated team of professionals can provide you with sound advice to assist with and support your innovative project.